Wolf Spiders Ate All Our Chinese Stink Bugs [Headlines]
The high number of rain days this summer lead to a boom in the spider population, who hunted down the stink bugs.
The web of life is such a wonder. Following the first US landing, in Allentown PA, of a successful breeding population of Chinese Stink Bugs, US Mid-Atlantic states were swarming with the damn things (see photo below). The Chinese Stinkers don’t bite but they are large and medieval looking; and, when harassed or squashed they exude a horrid smell.